Kerala, India's most advanced society: With hundred percent literacy. World-class health care systems. India's lowest infant mortality and highest life expectancy rates etc.
Kerala, previously known as Keralam is where the travellers get to stride through the paradise of nature. The Gods own country is a scenic delight of coconuts and spices where the people are taken aback not only by nature but also by the delicious authentic food of the state. The major activities that can be experienced in Kerala are boating through the backwaters, trekking through hill trails and boating through the beaches. The travellers are refreshed on a journey to the land where agriculture covers the countryside with diverse plantations. It becomes a factor that refreshes the travellers to the place. The state has been a major part of the historic events and the evidence of these can be seen in the museums located in various districts of Kerala. On a journey to this land, the travellers can also get to understand the traditions that are beholden by the inhabitants in the form of culture and customs. Innumerable pilgrimage sites are also situated in this land where people come from various parts of the world for visiting the sites. The architecture of most of the ancient temples and churches are also of national importance and has been considered as heritage sites. Never miss the opportunity to expedite this green land of luring aura as it surely will give you the best memories to cherish.
Information on Kerala:
The state of Kerala, is a verdant land interspersed with mountains, forests, and beaches, thus aptly known as “Gods Own Country”, and is certainly a traveler’s delight. The state itself has three distinct travel circuits and gives a traveler a choice of destinations.
The areas covering North Kerala are Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, and Mallapuram belt. The Central portion covers Alapuzha, Idyllic, Kottayam and Ernakulam and the Southern part covers, Kollam and Tiruvanthapuram. Though Kanya Kumari, is not part of the State, from a traveler’s perspective, Kanya Kumari holds tourist potential and is generally clubbed with the southern circuit.
How to reach Kerala:
Kerala is well connected with Airways, Rail roads, and road transportation. It also has a unique inland waterway covering some places of Central Kerala. Major airports are Tiruvanthapuram and also the state capital is in the south. Cochin is roughly in the centre of the state and Calicut (Kozhikode). International flights, notably from the Gulf, are regularly serviced from all the 3 airports. circuit.
The railways have a good network in the State, running from North to South. All major Indian cities are covered by the rail network. The cities covered by train includes, Mumbai, Goa, Bangalore, Chennai, Secunderabad and a daily service exists to all the cities mentioned. Traveling along the West Coast say from Goa into Kerala is a visual treat along the Konkan route.
Road network is popular for over night destinations. To and fro services exists to places like Chennai, Pudhucherry (an old French town), Bangalore, and short distances towns within a proximity of 300-500 Kms. like Coimbatore, Ooty, Mysuru, Madurai, and Kanyakumari. route.
When to reach Kerala:
Although, Kerala has a steady inflow of tourists all the year round, the winter months of the (Northern hemisphere), is considered ideal (Nov to Feb), and is generally regarded as “peak season”. However, monsoons, June to Aug is equally thrilling and the landscape changes to lush green, a visual treat to the eyes and certainly a photographer’s delight as it would be a fascinating experience capturing the flora and fauna on celluloid.
The remaining months, though not part of the season, can still offer tourists respite, if they head to Munnar and Thekkady as it mild and still pleasant. Tourists can expect good deals and offers during this period. circuit.
What to see in Kerala and Budgeting an itinerary:
Kerala has an array of options for the discerning traveler. Depending on the choice and duration, it can cater to every budget. Accommodation can be broadly categorized into Budget (no frills), mid - sized and the High End, depending on the convenience of a traveler. What to see is covered separately under the section “Kerala Tourist Package”.M
Kerala Tourist Packages:
Unwind yourself in an array of packages. You could opt for a standard tour package if it suits you and your budget, or you could customise your own, traveling at your own pace and leisure! Here is a panoramic view of what to expect in the numerous options we have on offer.